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lego nxt boat lake 480x360 Lego NXT R/C boat

Our go-to guy for all things R/C, Fra Fondi, of Hobby Media/Xtreme RC Cars, sent us this video for an awesome Lego NXT-controlled boat. It has an NXT Brick MCU onboard and is controlled by a mobile phone via Bluetooth. It has a range of about 50 meters in clear line of sight.

A few more pics here on Brickshelf.

[Thanks, Fra!]


Lego NXT R/C boat

From the pages of MAKE:
22 Lego NXT R/C boat
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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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